Bethlehem Lutheran School - New Haven, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 32.890 W 091° 14.607
15S E 653070 N 4268100
Quick Description: Former one room school still on property, no longer an active school...Old Lutheran Church in the country...not much info...
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 12/19/2020 5:59:22 AM
Waymark Code: WM13HJH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:

County of school: Franklin County
Location of school: Boeuf Lutheran Road., ½ mile N. of State Hwy C, 5 miles S. of New Haven
Built: Unknown
Architectural Style: Frame End Gable

The Lutheran's, like the Roman Catholics, had their own schooling, not just Sunday School, but complete grade school curriculum.
This way they could include religion as a course of study, and keep the history of events in they lane of influence.

Unfortunately, these schools, most of the art least, had to close in the 1950s and 1960s because of the expense of teacher salaries and - most important - Insurance on students.

This building is one of those. Built in the early 1900s, and operated until mid-1950s as a school house. Today, used for Sunday School, and other religious gatherings.

Original or Re-creation?: Original

Is the schoolhouse still open as a school?: no

3825 Boeuf Lutheran Rd, New Haven, MO 63068

Web Address (if available): [Web Link]

Does the school offer 19th century classroom reenactments or day camps?: no

Year the school first opened.: Not listed

Year the school closed.: Not listed

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